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Supplements for Inflammation

Combatting Inflammation

Through my years as a competitive runner, I have had my share of injuries. In addition, I have an auto-immune condition. Both of these circumstance have led me to seek alternative ways to combat inflammation – both acute and chronic. While inflammation is an essential part of our immune response to injury, infection, or harm …


Food Focus Goals to maximize your health without “dieting”

1. Focus on microbe-friendly foods Try “microbiome enhancing meals.” Add fiber-rich foods, like oats, beans, lentils, chickpeas, brown rice, quinoa  as well as nuts, fruits and vegetables to your meals. Fiber-rich diets feed your intestinal microbes, which, new research shows, effectively reduces calorie intake. The body reacts differently to calories ingested from high-fiber whole foods …


Managing Menopause Myths

The transition through perimenopause, menopause and beyond is a natural part of life for women. However, much like menstruation, there’s still stigma surrounding it. There are many things systemically that might change in order to better support women as they move through these years, but this message is more about misconceptions and myths surrounding this …